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Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
: what are you passionate about? >> i would definitely say immigration, education. >> for the president who won 61% of colorado's latino votes in 2008, that same energy for many lat tinos isn't there. >> four years ago, barack obama i had his back. he invest speak to me. now i hear the sam rhetoric i heard four years ago. >> reporter: still there are 400,000 latino votes in play across the state. both sides courting them heavily. >> translator: mr. president, how are you? >> that's mr. president speaking to a radio show last might reaching latinos across the state. you find yourself in the middle of presidential politics. tell me about that. >> i think it underlines the importance of the hispanic population. >> as for governor romney everyone but the candidate himself so far has been on the show. with a margin of victory here to be tiny, both sides want to win over businessmen like sergio. >> we met in may, you were undecided voter then. today? >> still am. >> how is that possible? >> well, i haven't heard from any of the candidates anything that would make me choose one of them right n
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Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
school district are not reading at grade level. so that group is now suing the state and education leaders. our legal guys will have an opinion or two on this one. [ ryan ] it doesn't get any better than endless shrimp at red lobster. you can mix and match all day! [ male announcer ] don't miss red lobster's endless shrimp, just $14.99! try as much as you like, any way you like! like parmesan crusted shrimp. hurry in, offer ends soon! i'm ryan isabell and i see food differently. 100% new. 100% mmm... wow, that is mmm... it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. new yoplait greek 100. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ playing a lone hand ♪ my life begins today ♪ ♪ fly by night
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
because they recognize that the path of education has to be open to every society, and we need to have kids learning from each other in the classroom, on the campus, on the fields of competition and everywhere. >> and so mr. taylor, what's the matter with that argument? how is it that your interpretation and those who are going to be arguing on the same side that you are is that affirmative action is actually serving as a crutch and that it hurts the very people that it is designed to serve and help? >> well, let me begin by saying i agree with mr. adigbuleh that a racial adversity and especially intellectual diversity is a good thing to have. the question is how far you're going to compromise other values, such as merit selection and the well-being of the individual students to accomplish that. by using very large racial preferences, much larger than most people realize in terms of the academic gaps between entering students who are black or hispanic or white or asian, there is kind of a hierarchy with asians at the top in terms of academic qualifications. by using very large racial p
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT
to silence the teenager because she has been speaking out in favor of educating girls. her name is malala, and today doctors removed a bullet from her shoulder. they say she is in stable condition. cnn's re sfwl a saya got an interview with the teen type offist a year ago. listen. >> so why do you risk your life to raise your voice? >> because i thought that my people need me, and i shall raise my voice because if i didn't raise my voice, when will i raise my voice? >> some people might say you're 14. you don't have any rights. you just have to listen to mom and dad. >> i have rights. i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to traumati i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak. >> what if a girl says i'm afraid, i just want to stay in my room? >> i'll tell her don't don't stay in your room because god will ask you on the day of judgment where were you when your people were asking you, when your school fellows were asking you, and when your school was asking you that i am being blown up. when your people need you
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
. the headline is that racial preferences and higher education definitely came under attack today. >> let's remind everyone, ten years ago, the u.s. supreme court upheld affirmative action, less than, 2003, what has changed since then? >> this case is factually similar to the university of michigan case nine years ago. what has changed is the court, justice sandra day o'connor wrote the majority opinion nine years ago upholding diversity as a compelling interest. o'connor is no longer on the court. today the person to watch is the justice anthony kennedy, not against the idea, but hasn't found the affirmative action program that is narrowly tailored enough for him to like it. >> what about the fact that justice elana kagan, she recused herself here, there could be a tie they could decide four justices one way, four another. what happens in that case? >> in that case, the previous precedent stands. so the university of michigan case from nine years ago would continue to be the law of the land if they ended up in a 4-4 tie. >> all right, joe johns, thank you very much. u.s. supreme court to
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
housing rights, and access to education regardless of sexual preference, race, religion -- >> does that mean marriage? >> and ethnic identity. of course it includes marriage. yes. >> mr. johnson? >> yes, i think that marriage equality is a constitutionally guaranteed right on par with civil rights of the '60s. i do think that it is a federal issue because it comes under the constitution. and fundamentally, president of the united states, first tenet president of the united states govern under strict adherence to the u.s. constitution. >> okay. we have two minutes left. mr. johnson, do you believe the two-party system is broken? part of the reason we're doing this is both of you are not allowed to debate. there are no debates between you two. you're not included. do you think the two-party system is broken? how would you fix it? >> it's broken. obama and romney arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare when medicare has to be cut. it's a benefit that we pay $30 into and get $100 benefit. by extension, we pay $30,000 into a benefit that we receive $100,000 benefit. it'
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> in pakistan, thousands of mourners gatt tore pray for a 14-year-old who was killed by the taliban. she's still unconscious but making slow and steady progress. the taliban shot the girl for speaking out about her right to go to school. >> i have the right to sing, i have the right to talk, i have the right to go to market. i have a right to speak. >> so huge outpouring of support for the little girl. is there any hope for her recovery? >> yesterday they took her off the ventilator for a little bit. but she remains unconscious. the doctors say it's a miracle that she has survived. it's very rare that anyone can even get to the place where she is right now on a vent late for, unconscious, being shotpoint blank in the head. >> she's been moved from one facility to the next, security reasons in large part, but also just better medical equipment available? >> there has been an offer from the ua, they have a plane with doctors, i
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm PDT
sooner. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. if we want to improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ [ male announcer ] its lightweight construction makes it nimble... ♪ its road gripping performance makes it a cadillac. introducing the all-new cadillac xts. available with advanced haldex all-wheel drive. [ engine revving ] it's bringing the future forward. >>> space travel will officially begin as a business with an important launch tonight. that's the spacex ready to carry cargo to the international space station. john zarrella is live for us in miami. it's a big moment? >> it really is, fredricka. if the weather holds and it's iffy right no
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
social media activism supporting education for girls, something as simple as that. well, there's been condemnation of this attack and support for the teenager has been growing from washington to the united nations, around the world. reza sayya is joining us live from -- you have been all over this story talking to the doctors and the family medicine. how is she doing? what is the update? >> reporter: well, doctors say she's in critical condition. we've also spoken to the uncle within the past hour. he's saying that doctors are now hopeful, that she's out of danger, but the next 24 to 36 hours are going to be critical. this is the period after operation yesterday. of course, there's been an outpouring of emotion for this young girl. the last time we saw this kind of outpouring was probably 2007 when the former prime minister was assassinated, but now here we're talking about a 14-year-old girl. this is the kind of impact she's had on many here, and probably the impact has been strongest in pakistan's lass rooms. >> and you visited actually the school islamabad there today. tell us abou
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> well, we have now officially gotten the big debate prep from brianna keilar for us, there in danville, kentucky. now we want to talk ryan and for that we go to jim acosta also in danville, kentucky. what are we, jim? looking at the clock. less than seven hours away from the big sparring. >> reporter: yeah. >> and you know, we know the romney campaign got a tremendous lift from the first debate, the presidential debate last week. what are the expectations for paul r
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the right of girls to get an education. >> we've seen a lot of rallies, gatherings for malala yousufzai this week. but i don't think there's any question, this one in karachi on sunday, one of the biggest yet. it's always hard to guess how many people are in these crowds. but by my estimation, there's at least 20,000 people here, maybe more. this gathering organized by the mqm, a political party that's already fiercely anti-taliban. they believe the taliban poses an immediate danger to pakistan and point to the attack on malala. messages for mahalia, saying our prayers with with you. and a banner that spans 20 football fields where demonstrators are writing get well wishes. obviously a lot of support here for this 14-year-old human rights activist. but here is what else you're seeing, intense outrage and anger aimed at the taliban. >> i want to crush the people who killed -- who tried to kill mahalia. >> reporter: you want to crush the taliban? >> of course. they should take necessary action. >> we are praying for her. >> reporter: it's that type of anger many here say could be a turnin
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] >>> welcome back. i'm victor blackwell. we're about 27 minutes in to our tour around the world. up next, you cannot see much, so just listens. [ gunfire ] >> this is a firefight from overnight near an air force compound outside syria's capital. opposition groups say two huge car bombs exploded in that area. and we have video of intense fighting outside of damascus. tank just moving through the streets. activists say at least 31 people were killed across the country today, most victims found burned and their bodies have not been identified. >>> a man who says he saw the inner workings of the syrian are a geem has fled t
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 8:00am PDT
based on their grades. abigail says her race may have cost her a texas education. and today as we speak, the highest court in the land is hearing her very case. it is the supreme court's first so-called affirmative action case in a full decade almost. and the outcome of this case could reach far beyond college admissions. cnn's senior legal analyst and an expert on the supreme court, jeffrey toobin, joins me this hour live from san francisco. and jeff, before i tap into your extraordinary wealth of expertise on the supreme court and get your insight, i want to lay some groundwork and let our colleague, joe johns, come in first and tell everyone just more about how this case came to be. >> reporter: abigail fisher dream of going to the university of texas at austin for most of her life. after applying, she didn't get in. attending louisiana state university instead. but the rejection from ut led fisher to file a lawsuit against the school claiming she was squeezed out, unfairly denied admission because of her race. she's white. she said in a statement, "there were people in my class with
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and that will be to attract young kids to pursue careers and education in math and science as the space program continues. and judging by the sparkle in some of their eyes, that's very likely to happen, don. >> thank you very much. we're going to continue to follow this. also john zarrella there, live here 10:00 as it moves closer to that museum, "endeavor," live going through the streets of los angeles. >>> other news now. more trouble for lance armstrong. london's "sunday times" is considering a lawsuit against the seven-time tour de france winner. the newspaper might pursue him for fraud because of the evidence released by the u.s. anti-doping agency this week. cnn's anderson cooper spoke with a former teammate who said the team's doping program was all about lance. >> the first time i ever blood doped was with lance and it was certainly for lance, basically. you know, it was -- i blood doped myself, you know. it was done by the team, but it was done for the tour de france. so i could be a good teammate for lance armstrong. yeah, i mean, a lot of the -- you know, he wanted you to be riding at your bes
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
-old who had blogged about the right of girls to get an education. taliban members tried to assassinate her on tuesday. she's in critical but stable condition. >>> okay. if you have a fear of heights, you should grab hold of something right now because a dedicated daredevil finally achieved an amazing feat today. he zoomed faster than the sound of speed, not in an airplane, but before that, oh, it was even higher than that. i want to show you now what cnn's brian todd has to report. >> jumper away. >> reporter: with a heart pounding hop into the stratosphere, felix baumgartner makes history. he jumps from 128,000 feet above the earth, 24 miles up, higher than anyone before him. during free fall he spun for a few harrowing moments but stabilized quickly. in those first seconds he broke another record. no one had ever down through the sound barrier outside a vehicle. he reached a top speed of more than 700 miles an hour, well past the speed of sound. free fall lasted 4 minutes 19 seconds before his pair suit opened. that's short of the record for the longest free fall in history but after he
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
that interview. >> so i thought i must stand up for my rights, the right for education, the right for speech. >> some people might say you're 14. you don't have any rights. you just have to listen to mom and dad. >> no, i have the right of education, the right to play, the right to sing, the right to talk. i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak up. >> reporter: we can objectively report that this is an absolutely adorable young girl and is also fiercely determined in confidence. don, we put a lot of tough questions to her back late last year and she stood up to us. this is a tough girl that many say she represents the best of pakistan. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> mitt romney is accused of flip flopping during the debate. former president bill clinton goes even further. >> so just show up with a sunny face and say, i didn't say all that stuff i said the last two years. >> next, does mitt romney have a multiple personality? plus, what he told an iowa newspaper that's making some people scratch their heads. all energy development comes with some risk, but
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... working together has never worked so well. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >>> here is a question for you, what is the fastest growing relious group in america? think on it. what is the fastest religious group here? would you be surprised if i said none. as in not affiliated, not identifyi
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00am PDT
. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> let's move to the civil war in syria. there are estimates that more than 25,000, 30,000 people have now been killed. in march of last year president obama explained the military action taken in libya by saying it was in the national interest to go in and prevent further massacres from occurring there. >> it's darcht country. it is five times as large geographically. it has it's in a part of the world where you're not going to see whatever would come from that war. it would seep into a regional war. you are in a country that is heavily populated amidst the most dangerous area in the world, and, if, many of the, it blows up and the wrong people gain control, it's going to have impact on the entire region causing potentially regional wars. we are working hand in glove with the turks, with
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> lacrosse, wisconsin, the vice president, i was just told the crowd booed as he started talking debate and mentioned the words paul ryan. let's listen. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think there is any doubt that congressman ryan and i, governor romney and the president, we have a fundamentally different vision for america and quite frankly a fundamentally different value set. and the fact is that the differences that we have about the future of this country are quite frankly profound, as profound as any differences any presidential campaign that i've observed, that i've been involved in. the truth is that i think people were listening. and if they were, they know what some of those differences are, and they know how those differences can fundamentally affect the direction of this country. one of those areas was an area of afghanistan. i made it absolutely clear on behalf of the president and i that we are leaving afghanistan in 2014, period. there is no ifs, ands or b
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
of education. i have the right to lay. tiff right to sing. i have the right to g to market. i have the right to speak. >> an incredibly brave little girl. hire is the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: blood seats cover the seats of an old canopied pickup truck. malala yousafzai and her classmates rode together to get home from school. this is where malala was sitting, police say, when gunmen shot her in the head. malala's friend was sitting next to her when another attacker shot at the truck. he asked who's malala? i don't think anyone told him, but he recognized malala and started shooting. malala fell down, but he kept firing. that's when my frnd and i got injured. kainat is recovering from a bullet wound to the hand. the 14-year-old malala, who had a high profile blog critical of the taliban is clinging to life following major surgery. the passenger truck now part of an intense investigation to find the gunman. the pakistani government under increasing pressure to solve the case, has given conflicting accounts of the probe. the interior minister says the two gunmen have been ident
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. have more fiber than other leading brands. they're the better way to enjoy your fiber. >>> more politics. we're going to be talking about this until the election is over. joe biden versus paul ryan, the first and only vice presidential -- the first and only vice presidential debate is just four days away. athena jones previews the ryan/biden match-up and looks at standout moments from previous vice presidential debates now. >> reporter: who could forget that wink. then-governor sarah palin winking during her 2008 debate with fellow vice presidential nominee joe biden. not just once, but some half a dozen times. then there's senator lloyd benson's dig at senator dan quayle in 1988. >> i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: memorable moments, but hardly game-changers. while presidential debates can affect the outcome
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the opposite? ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. your thumb. it goes from here to here. this bigger screen goes from here to here. now that's either a) an amazing coincidence .. or b) a dazzling display of common sense. pretty sure it's the common sense thing. >>> a tv anchor went off after she got an e-mail from a guy telling her to lose weight. >> i am a grown woman and luckily for me i have a thick skin literally as that e-mail pointed out and otherwise. and that man's words mean nothing to me -- >> well, her video has people talking. she says she was bullied, and i asked if public figures have a responsibility to look a certain way. first from wendy. >> i think you have a responsibility to be moral, to be ethical and to be honest. i think as far as your appearance is concerned i take exception for a viewer that called it a choice for obesity. nobody chooses to be obese. this is a very complicated cocktail of biology
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